Thirty-three undergraduate students from a variety of backgrounds spent 2 weeks in Cape Tribulation, north of Cairns, this month, as part of the BIOL 2203/3303, Field studies in functional ecology course.
ANU congratulates distinguished scientist Graham Farquhar AO, who has become the first Australian to win a Kyoto Prize - the most prestigious international award for fields not traditionally honoured with a Nobel Prize.
Another exciting day at RSB! On 14th February 2017, around 200 RSB members came together for a day filled with networking opportunities as well as talks and posters by Early and Mid-Career Researchers (EMCRs), showcasing their fantastic contributions to the research undertaken at RSB.
The Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Biology has awarded the inaugural Ralph Slatyer Medal for outstanding biological research to Professor Mark Westoby from Macquarie University.
Check out this great video of the December 2016 Functional Ecology undergraduate field trip, made by RSB's own Pip Beale. Pip, a PhD student in the Ecology and Evolution division, was a tutor/demonstrator on the trip, based at Charlotte Pass in Kosciuszko National Park.
Our friend and colleague Sylvain Foret died in his sleep on 17 December, while on a trip in Spain. His wife, Toop, was travelling with him. Their two young daughters were staying with Sylvain's parents in France.